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Spirit of Place

by Lawrence Durrell

Spirit of Place Synopsis

Spirit of Place by Lawrence Durrell

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571096527
Publication date: 14th April 2017
Author: Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Travel writing, Diaries, letters & journals,

About Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence Durrell was born in 1912 in India. He attended the Jesuit College at Darjeeling and St Edmund's School, Canterbury. His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in 1938. His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published in 1943, followed by the three Island books: Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes, and Bitter Lemons, his account of life in Cyprus. Durrell's wartime sojourn in Egypt led to his masterpiece, The Alexandria Quartet, which he completed in southern France where he settled permanently in 1957. Between the Quartet and The Avignon Quintet he wrote the two-decker Tunc ...

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